UC scientists make biomolecular breakthrough

The following article was written by the University of Canterbury Communications Department and published on the University of Canterbury website on 20 September 2016. NeSI supercomputing resources were used to support this research breakthrough.

Fresh approaches for modelling geothermal systems

A NeSI case study from The Geothermal Institute and GNS Science.

Golden mystery solved

A long-standing discrepancy between experiments and theory concerning the electronic properties of gold has now been resolved.

Otago physicists’ prediction of gas “droplets” confirmed

Ground-breaking theoretical work by University of Otago physics researchers showing that under certain conditions gases can form into stable droplets – as liquids do – has now been confirmed experimentally by scientists in Germany.

Improving heart disease prediction and prognosis

“NeSI enabled us to run biologically realistic, numerical experiments, which are impossible to conduct in vivo.”

Terrestrial Data Analysis for the Ross Sea region

"Access to NeSI has improved the quality of our analyses and has enabled us to highlight the range of environmental pressures that this part of Antarctica faces."

NeSI explores innovative uses of cloud services for advanced computing

The needs of the New Zealand research community for advanced computing platforms is growing along with the range of possibilities to meet those needs.

Speeding up Basilisk with GPGPUs

A NeSI case study by Dr Emily Lane of NIWA.

NeSI’s supercomputer helps shed light on future climate

“NeSI is providing the supercomputing infrastructure on which we are producing climate simulations, both globally and using a regional climate model. You cannot operate an Earth System Model without a supercomputer."

University of Otago researchers join the international high-speed data superhighway

“NeSI provides its partners with access to best High Performance Computing practices from around the world; and with the concepts, ideas and practical help to make these sorts of research IT services a reality.”